Course Title Architectural Theory
Course ID ARCH 533
Course Program Undergraduate, B.Arch,
Course Type Core Theory
Credits Hours 2 Hrs/WK
Semester Level V, Term I
Course Offered No
Description Vitruvius and architectural theory in European Antiquity. Ancient architectural theories in different cultures such as Vastu Shastra, Feng Shui etc. Continuity of Vitruvian tradition in the middle ages and in the Renaissance. New wave of radical architectural theories from French tradition. Theories of modern architecture by Le Corbusier, Adolf Loos, Sigfried Giedion, Walter Gropius and others. Post Modern Historicist, regionalist, utopian and avant gard theories of late twentieth century by Ventury, Norberg-Schulz, Frampton, Rossi, Tchumi, Koolhaas and others.